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All White Kitchen Cabinet with Darker Countertops

Black and white are great color choices for going modern in your kitchen and dining area. This living space has an open floor concept and utilizes black and white in a way that adds contrast throughout with minimal effort. White cabinets play opposite to black countertops in this attractive design. The island has a glass-top stove made into it. This design blends in well with the island countertop and makes cleanup a breeze. The island has tons of storage space for pots and pans as well as a small sink on one end, leaving plenty of counter space for food preparation. Extra storage cabinets can be seen on the far end of the room. The hanging stainless steel vent hood […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Basements don’t have to be Dark – they can also be Light and Fun

A finished basement is one of several must-haves for homeowners. It’s a place to unwind and just have fun. Basements don’t have to be dark and dreary; they can be light and inviting, like this smartly decorated basement – ready to entertain your guests. Cover up concrete with hardwood flooring for easy cleaning and low maintenance. Hardwood floors work better than carpet for people who suffer from allergies as well, due to the moisture and humidity that can be found in basements. For a base color, go with a dark wood stain. To contrast the floor, choose light colors, such as in this basement.  

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Go White Young Man, Go White when Decorating your Kitchen

  The new fashionable way to decorate your kitchen is to go with white. While white may be the color associated with innocence and purity, it also works very well in giving you the perception that the living space is larger. White is fast becoming the color of choice for modern design, no matter what room it’s in. For instance in this beautiful kitchen, the use of white cabinetry and countertops is downplayed with silver, stainless-steel accents throughout. Domed ceiling lights with soft-white bulbs further enhance this modern kitchen.

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Soak all your Stresses Away in a Freestanding, White Oval Bathtub

Your bathroom is an important space and should be comforting and inviting. There is nothing like coming home after a long hard day of work – or play – and relaxing in a nice, hot bath. And what better way to do that than to soak all your stresses away in this freestanding, white oval bathtub. Purposely placed in the middle of the grey-colored floor, made of concrete slabs, this immaculate tub will cause your jaw to drop as soon as you walk into the room. The stainless steel faucet gingerly reaches just over the freestanding tub, giving you more space, (should there be an extra guest.)  Its’ simplicity is your reward, as you gaze out into the horizon through […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Make the Bed the Focal Point of the Bedroom

This lovely girl’s bedroom is pretty-in-pink and full of other charming, pastel highlights to make any girl, young or old, feel like a princess. In this living space, the focal point is the bed; the frame is iron and painted white with a simple design in both the headboard and baseboard. Gorgeous pink and white comforter and sheets mimic the softly painted eggshell walls adorned with snowflake wall decals. This princess bed sits atop a wide, oval floor rug – in purple and white – to add light contrast to the room.  

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Stainless Steel Waterfall Island with Wood Squares Stools – a Classic Look

  For the best in modern-eclectic and contemporary styling, work with clean, straight lines, geometric shapes and varied sleek finishes. In this design, the eye candy is the exquisitely brushed stainless steel waterfall island. As its purpose is to be the obvious focal point of the room, compliment it by using wood, such as these fresh-looking wooden stool squares. The wooden stools play an important role in the modern concept plan and are purposefully advantageous in their design. Place seating strategically around the island to add dimension and depth. Walls and flooring are radiant and neutrally colored with lightly-stained wooden floors which flatter the stainless steel island. Include these two elegant chandeliers, lending to the ambiance of the room and […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Decorating in White or other Light Colors, go for Dark Tones to Add Contrast

  Modern furnishings come face-to-face with classic styling in this immaculate bedroom design. When decorating in white or other light colors, go for dark tones to add contrast, like in this superbly designed hideaway. Use dark wood stain finishes, such as walnut, mahogany or dark cherry for the best effect. The big window allows for lots of light and can be dressed merely with a lightweight white curtain and matching white curtain sheer. To see contrast in action, notice how the master bed stands out magnificently between the two darker nightstands. The headboard is white leather and tufted for a dramatic visual effect. The bed frame is also white leather, and contemporary, and has a dark-stained wooden mattress base with […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Keep your Dining Room Looking Fabulous All Year Long

Your dining area gets lots of traffic and admiration – especially during the holidays. You can keep your dining room looking fabulous all year long with just a few simple items and the right placement. Current trends in modern décor for dining rooms are nothing short of stunning. White is in! (Even after Labor Day.) Chairs can be any material – plastic, wood or leather. In this photo, white chairs with patterned cushions play opposite to a large, rectangular-shaped, wooden dining table. Lighter wood grain shades look gorgeous for tables, even if the floor is wooden as well. They help in giving the impression that the room is bright and airy. Check into deep, beautiful grains such as teak wood […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Make your Living Room the Ultimate in Modern Styling and Appeal

Your living room should be the ultimate in modern styling and appeal. Start with hardwood flooring for no-fuss cleaning that adds a rich look to any living space. Hardwood floors look great no matter what your color scheme is. Lighter flooring does well with color contrasting and bringing out certain furniture pieces in your room.    

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013

Furnish Balconies to Keep with a Modern Look

It’s not that difficult to furnish balconies that aren’t big on space; to keep with a modern look, there are a few decorating tricks you can utilize to add the perception of a wider area. This balcony is long and narrow with an amazing wide-open view. The flooring is a light-colored beige ceramic tile. Ceramic tile is a great choice for outdoor areas because of its versatility and its ease of cleaning. Using mirrors adds dimension to any area you are decorating. They’ve long been a trick-of-the-trade when it comes to visually making rooms appear larger. Long, elongated mirrors like the ones shown, can give you the perception that the balcony has more length and beautifully adds to the mood […]

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  • By admin | On December 18th, 2013